- Another injunction application has been filed against NDC parliamentary and presidential primaries scheduled for May 13, 2023
- Edgar Asamoah Boateng of the Abuakwa North constituency raised issues about the credibility of the voters' register that would be used for the internal elections
- The suit seeking to injunct the primaries comes just hours after Dr Kwabena Duffuor withdrew a similar suit from the court
PAY ATTENTION: Enjoy reading our stories? Join YEN.com.gh's Telegram channel for more!
A new injunction application has been filed against the presidential and parliamentary primaries of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) on May 13, 2023.
He told the court in his statement of claim that voters' register has not been provided to candidates contesting in the presidential and parliamentary contests.
He also raised issues with the alleged lack of adequate photo album of qualified voters, just like Dr Kwabena Duffuor, a presidential aspirant.
PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see YEN.com.gh News on your News Feed!
This injunction application comes just hours after Dr Duffuor withdrew a similar suit from the Accra High Court.
Edgar Asamoah Boateng's writ is in respect of Abuakwa North Constituency.
Miscreants want to thwart NDC's efforts
But NDC party officials have said the writ is yet to be served on them.
Abraham Amaliba, the director of legal affairs of the NDC said Edgar's suit is mischievous and only seeks to erode successes achieved by the party towards its primaries. He said the NDC remains united ahead of its internal elections.
He told Joy News on Friday, May 12, 2023, that the party has not officially been served with the writ.
Dr Duffuor withdraws injunction suit from high court
Not long ago, YEN.com.gh reported that Dr Kwabena Duffuor has withdrawn the injunction case he filed against the NDC primary over alleged discrepancies in the party's delegates list.
The flagbearer hopeful withdrew the case through his lawyers when the case was called on May 12, 2023, at the Accra High Court.
Abraham Amiliba, NDC lawyer, commended Dr Duffuor for agreeing to withdraw the case for an amicable settlement of his grievances.
Duffuor will be punished by NDC delegates for injunction suit
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has reported in a separate story that an NDC MP has said there are rife signs that Dr Kwabena Duffuor will be punished severely by party delegates who will vote in the presidential primaries.
Clement Apaak said delegates see the injunction writ filed by Dr Duffuor as an act of disloyalty.
Dr Duffuor went to the High Court to stop the May 13 primaries, citing discrepancies with the delegates list that would be used in the voting.
New feature: Сheck out news that is picked for YOU ➡️ click on “Recommended for you” and enjoy!